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Castel dell'Ovo

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Via Eldorado 3 | L'accesso al castello è gratuito. L'orario indicato è quello estivo., 80132, Naples, Italy
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All reviewsfree entryegg castlebay of naplesnice castleworth a visitnice walkwalk aroundwalk upmount vesuviusvirgilcannonpoetfortressbackdropshorelungomarelandmark
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While enjoying Naples' beautiful (and underrated) harbor you can drop by this castle/fort for a quick self guided tour. The views of Vesuvius and other mountains/islands and the bay in general provide great backgrounds for pictures. There are plenty of nice restaurants in the area...More

Thank Jobojoanne
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Nice to visit as it’s free, very little info on the castle, nice views of the area. Killed 1/2hr as nothing was open to go inside so pretty much do a external walk up and down then leave. It should have maps etc & more...More

Thank m0sue
Reviewed 2 days ago

This castel lies in the sea and you can climb it very easily until the reach the upper platforms to overlook the sea, the harbour, Naples,... It is totally free and it is perfect to escape the noisy and hasty parts of Naples (I hate...More

Thank DendermondesRos
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The castle offers a beautiful view of the harbour, sea and coast. Offers nice refuge from the bustling city - it offers shaded spaces, windy terraces and is little crowded. Go there!

Thank Domi O
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Entrance is for free. We went there withour a tour guide. Great place with an amazing view from the top

Thank Magdalena K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The castle is free to enter. The climb to the top is an easy walk up gentle paths and wide steps. From the top you get nice views of Naples town, Mount Vesuvius and the ocean.

Thank Dc3108
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Called in here while waiting for another activity to begin there was a very good photographic exhibition on when we were there it was all free to get in

Thank Marie C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with family of young children. Quite a trip to get there but amazing views of Naples and Vesuvius from the top of this castle.

Thank Ruzakis
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing views of Naples harbour and Vesuvius. Plus it’s free! Well worth a visit, despite it being a little out of the way for the historic centre.

Thank Robpaton
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The "Castel Dell'Ovo" is a seaside castle in Naples. It used to be located on asmall island and in time it transformed into a peninsula. The castle's name comes from a legend about the Roman poet Virgil. I did liked to walk to the west...More

Thank Ebru A
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Reader108
20 April 2018|
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Response from Jonathan M | Reviewed this property |
In Italy is not holiday 19th september. just check if it s holiday in Naples
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12 June 2017|
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Response from nikhil b | Reviewed this property |
Renting a boat:the castle itself is surrounded by a jetty with boats for hire. Plus there r 2 yatch clubs right next to it. Here is one name of a club to start ur enquiries;Club Nautico Della Vela, 12 Borgo Marinari, Napoli... More
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